“When Jackie Robinson West players returned home to Chicago this week, seemingly everyone in the nation knew about the U.S. champions of this year’s Little League World Series.
“What most people didn’t know, however, was that 12-year-old Jaheim Benton — No. 8 on the Jackie Robinson West squad — had no particular home to return to. As the Sun-Times reported late Thursday, Benton and his family are homeless. But one local businessman wants to change that.”